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Filmmaker Burns Tells Story Of Vietnam War

Subscriber onlyThe Fayetteville Public Library, in collaboration with AETN, will offer a free sneak peak screening of Ken Burns' new documentary, "The Vietnam War," at 2 p.m. Saturday. Continue reading...

Keith Vire

One world, all people

Subscriber onlyKeith Vire, chief executive officer of the Arkansas Support Network, says he's had the same question posed to him throughout his entire career: "What family member inspired you to dedicate your life to working with and for people with developmental disabilities?" Continue reading...

Broyles Foundation offers support for Alzheimer's caregivers

Subscriber onlyToday is National Grandparents Day. Molly Arnold and her family will face the day with quiet reflection and sadness: Arnold's grandfather, Frank Broyles, passed away on Aug. 14 of this year and her grandmother, Barbara, died in 2004. Continue reading...

A Treasure Chest Of Fun

‘Uncle Pirate’ proves education is a treasure

Subscriber onlyThe Young Actors Guild of Fort Smith presents the musical "Uncle Pirate" today through Sunday at the King Opera House in Van Buren. The whimsical musical tells the tale of Wilson, who is struggling to survive the fourth grade -- until he finds out that his uncle is a real, live pirate. Who better to help a young boy navigate the rough waters of elementary school? Continue reading...

Small Town, Big Music

Eureka Springs hits perfect note for jazz

Subscriber onlyThe Eureka Springs Jazz Festival was designed to shine a light on both national and local jazz musicians as well as the town of Eureka Springs itself, says H.A. "Andy" Green, Eureka Springs City Advertising and Promotions Committee event coordinator. Continue reading...

Words Of Wisdom

Authors share secrets with FPL fans

Subscriber onlyThe Fayetteville Public Library will be featuring presentations from two authors this week. Local author Velda Brotherton will be the featured speaker at the Second Sunday Local Author Series at 2 p.m on Sunday and 2017 Independent Publisher Program Gold Medal for Contemporary Fiction author Romalyn Tilghman will be speaking at 6 p.m. on Thursday. Continue reading...

Education, celebration on fall schedule for Susan G. Komen Ozark

Subscriber onlySusan G. Komen Ozark, the local affiliate of the national Susan G. Komen organization, has been going strong for nearly 20 years, says Executive Director Lauren Marquette. Continue reading...

Ken Patterson

Modest hero feeds hungry

Subscriber onlyKen Patterson sits behind his desk in a modest office in a well-loved, well-worn building on South Locust Street, just off the downtown Fayetteville square. The building, once a church, is now home to Feed Communities, a nonprofit with a mission to help eradicate food insecurity and increase healthy food access in Northwest Arkansas. Patterson has served as the executive director since 2015. Continue reading...

Two Scoops Of History

Museum churns up end-of-summer celebration

Subscriber onlyVisitors to the Fort Smith Museum of History will get a chance to party like it's the early 20th century from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday as the museum hosts its annual end-of-summer Ice Cream Social. Continue reading...

Dig For Treasures

Junk Fest goes to the dogs — and cats — of Prairie Grove

Subscriber onlyWhen she retired from the antiques business, Sharon Glover looked for a cause to which to contribute her new-found free time. Continue reading...

Tiffany Murphy

Warrior for the innocent

Subscriber onlyTiffany Murphy has a resume with a strong emphasis on righting the wrongs committed by an imperfect justice system. A University of Arkansas associate professor of law and head of the UA Criminal Practice Clinic, Murphy has worked tirelessly on many post-conviction capital cases and practiced at the Federal Defender's Office Capital HabeasUnits in Philadelphia and Las Vegas. She also helped found the Oklahoma Innocence Project, helped revive the Midwest Innocence Project, and served as the director for both. At the UA, she is the recipient of the Arkansas Alumni Distinguished Service Award for her commitment to community service. Murphy is licensed to practice law in Florida, Pennsylvania, Missouri and Arkansas. Continue reading...

'The Perfect Show'

T2’s ‘Fun Home’ delivers drama and joy

Subscriber onlyAmy Herzberg, TheatreSquared co-founder and "Fun Home" director, knows the exact moment she decided that the exuberant musical -- adapted from Alison Bechdel's 2006 prize-winning, best-selling autobiographical graphic novel of the same name -- would be a perfect choice for T2's season 12 opener. Continue reading...

Food and nature come together at BGO's Chefs in the Garden

Subscriber onlyFor the first "Chefs in the Garden" event 10 years ago, the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks came up with an ingenious plan to wed the natural beauty of the region to the best cuisine Northwest Arkansas had to offer. Area chefs were invited -- to what then was a rather bare field -- to give diners an up-close look at their cooking methods and a delicious taste of their creations. At 6 p.m. September 12, the tradition will continue. Continue reading...

The Great Outdoors Is As Close As Downtown

Subscriber onlyYou can't study all the time! At some point, you're going to need some clean, fresh Arkansas air to help clear the cobwebs out of your head. Try these beautiful Fayetteville spots on for size when you're ready to leave the library behind for a few hours. Continue reading...

Wake Up And Smell These Coffee Shops

Subscriber onlyCoffee fans -- or fiends -- rejoice! Fayetteville is up to its eyeballs in independent coffee shops. You can't go wrong by choosing any of these favorites. Continue reading...